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KRFP Evening Report April-June 2008 News Archive

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Monday, June 30 San Diego Activists Say Blackwater can Likely Build Training Facility in Northern Idaho with Little Public Oversight if They Want To, Recent Gay Bashings Reported in Downtown Spokane, Outgoing President White says Idaho Should Throw Out Current Ed Board System, Vehicular Manslaughter Convict Fred Russell Denied Credit for Time Served in Irish Jail

Friday, June 27 Special: Moscow Civic Association Discussion on Developing the Core Part of the Legacy Crossing Urban Renewal District

Thursday, June 26 PARD Gives Up on Pullman Wal-Mart Super Center Legal Fight, Latah Commissioners Approve More Gas Money for Sheriffs' Vehicles, Former Troy City Clerk Gary LeFors Sentenced for Embezzlement

Wednesday, June 25 Moscow School District Budget Approved, Pullman Moves Forward with U-District Idea, Moscow Public Works Committee Gives Landlords and City Finance Department Time to Work Out Differences over Proposed Utility Billing Plan

Tuesday, June 24 City of Moscow Sends Proposed Intergovernmental Agreement on Hawkins Water Sale to Whitman County Commission for Review, Idaho and Coeur d'Alene Tribe Release Draft Lake Coeur d'Alene Water Plan Today, Sali Weighs in on Fuel Issues, Fire Risk Expected to be Normal in Idaho

Monday, June 23 Fredrickson Gets 5-20 Years for Murder of Troy Resident Jeremiah Johnson, Congressional Candidate Minnick at UI Today, State Senators will Hear Allegations that Idaho Tax Commission Let Large Corporations Get Away with Not Paying Fair Share of Taxes

Friday, June 20 Ed Board Approves End of Free UI Student Bus Rides During Summer, Forest Service & BLM to Hold Public Hearings on Geothermal in the West, High School Teacher Prosecuted uner Idaho's 'Flag Mutulation' Statute

Thursday, June 19 Consultants Tell County & City to Decide on Size of Joint Law Enforcement Facility, Latah Commissioners Will Wait for Budget Process Before Deciding on Sheriff Rausch's Request for Additional Gas Money and Deputy Position, Developers & City Talk About Future of Core of Urban Renewal District between Downtown & University

Wednesday, June 18 Super Center Opponents say Traffic Study Proves Some of the Points about Bishop Boulevard Location Made in Lawsuit, Republican Legislators Get Free Trip to State Party Convention on Taxpayers' Expense, US Governement Sued Again Over Columbia Basin Salmon Recovery Plan

Tuesday, June 17 Moscow Council Approves Thompson Re-Zone, Whitman County Takes Steps to Secure State Infrastructure Grant for Hawkins Companies Mall, UI Boise Law School Plan to be Completed in July, Anti-Gay Organizations Say They Don't Have Time to Gather Signatures for Initiatives to Repeal Oregon Gay Rights Laws.

Monday, June 16 Man Sentenced for Politically-Motivated Vandalism in Spokane, Divided Idaho Republicans Elect New Chair, United Idaho Democrats Send Diverse Delegation to National Convention, Moscow Resident Loses at State Supreme Court in Case Where He Knowingly Transmitted HIV

Friday, June 13 Special from the Archives: Defense Attorney David Nevin speaks about Sami al-Hussayyen Case, Pt. 1

Thursday, June 12 Nevada Rancher's Estate Wins $4 Million in Takings Lawsuit Against National Forest, Moscow P&Z Comission Approves South Almon Rezone and Hears Proposed Rules for Overlay Zone within Legacy Crossing Urban Renewal District, Ada County Officials will Consider Rules to Protect Agriculture

Wednesday, June 11 Ed Board Names Intermim UI President, Rock Creek Mine Opponent Says Copper & Silver Mine under Montana Wilderness will Impact Idaho Water Quality, Two Conservation Groups will Appeal Washington Ruling Consolidating WSU Water Rights

Tuesday, June 10 Fire Guts 8-Unit Apartment Complex in Pullman, Environmental Groups Sue Montana Over Water Quality & Permit for Cabinet Mountain Wilderness Copper & Silver Mine, Human Skull Found Near Asotin, Semanko Runs for State Republican Chair

Monday, June 9 Moscow Council Committee Rejects Most of Mayor's Request to Weigh in on Whitman County Infrastructure Grant Application for Hawkins, City Increases Scope of South Almon Re-Zone Request, Republicans & Democrats Hold Idaho State Conventions This Week, Federal Education Department Rejects Idaho Request to Forgive No Child Left Behind Shortfalls

Friday, June 6 Special: Moscow City Council Approves Legacy Crossing Urban Renewal District Plan

Thursday, June 5 Joint Latah Moscow Law Enforcement Center Location Options Narrowed to 3, Federal Judge Says Fish & Wildlife Service Must Reconsider Decision Not to Protect Southeastern Idaho's Slickpot Peppergrass, Archeology Site with 2500 Year Old Artifacts Threatened South of Lewiston

Wednesday, June 4 Wal-Marts Wants to Open Bishop Boulevard Super Center by 2010 or 2011, Pullman Council Hears WSU President Floyd's U-District Proposal & Discusses Stormwater Fees, Lewiston Man who Chased Black Man Testifies Alcohol not Racism was Behind Actions

Tuesday, June 3 PARD Loses Pullman Super Wal-Mart Appeal, Moscow City Council Approves Urban Renewal District, Washington Health and Law Officials Discuss 60-Day Medical Marijuana Supply, ORV Advocates and Environmental Groups to Testify in US Senate on Forest Service Travel Plans Thursday

Monday, June 2 Moscow City Council to Vote on Urban Renewal District Plan Tonight, Appeals Court Reverses Conviction of North-Central Idaho Man Accused of Plotting to Kill Federal Judge, WSU to Present U-District Plan to Pullman City Council, Wolf Advocates Argue in Lawsuit to Reinstate Protected Status

Friday, May 30 Special: Moscow Board of Adjustment Approves Permanent Conditional Use Permit for New St. Andrews College to Operate an Educational Institution Downtown

Thursday, May 29 Canadian Releases 2000 Pounds of Lead and Acid into Columbia, 19 Year-Old Moscow Resident Missing, Bradbury Says Papers Did not Follow Up when Told Horton ties to Simplot

Wednesday, May 28 Board of Adjustment Approves Permanent Conditional Use Permit for New St. Andrews, 3 Pro-Marijuana Initiatives Pass Again in Hailey, Horton Barely Holds on to Supreme Court Seat, Primary Election Results

Tuesday, May 27 Conservation Voters of Idaho Announce the Best & Worst of 2008 Idaho Legislature, EPA Renews LibbyContract with Asbestos Clean-Up Company Sited for Recent Safety Violations, Idaho Casting Ballots in Primary, 2 Latah Co. Prosecutor Candidates also Applicants for Judge Job

Monday, May 26 Holiday Special: David Garnett, Director, Adventure Club and After School Programs for Moscow School District

Friday, May 23 Special: Extended Interviews About Frog Population at Potholes Dying Due to Same Chytrid Fungus that's Decimating Frogs World Wide, Rep. Simpson's Floated Changes to CIEDRA

Thursday, May 22 Whitman County Planning Department Approves Additional Retail Uses in Corridor, Washington Dept. of Ecology Permit for Highway Stormwater Run-Off May Mean More Testing of Paradise Creek, Man Gets 10 Years for Rape & Witness Intimidation in Latah County

Wednesday, May 21 Washington Anti-Nuke Initiative 297 Struck Down on Appeal by 9th Circuit, Western Lands Project Says Proposed Changes to Rep. Simpson's Central Idaho Wilderness Bills are Unsubstantial, School Levies Approved in Latah County, Flooding Continues in Some Areas & More Rain Expected

Tuesday, May 20 Flooding Hits Some Parts of Panhandle, Snake River Alliance Wants More Environmental Analysis Before Transuranic Waste is Shipped to INL, City Council Reverses Staff License Denial of Day Care for Impact Church and Approves Changes in Planned Unit Development Standards

Monday, May 19 Flooding in Panhandle Causes Disaster Designation, Global Frog Die-Off May be Reaching Eastern Washington, Simpson Announces CIEDRA Changes, New Details about May 19, 2007 Shooting Spree Detailed in Recently-Released State Police Report

Friday, May 16 Special: Moscow Planning & Zoning Commission Approves Re-Zone for 41 Acres of Thompson Family Property for Extensive Commercial Use. Land was Originally Proposed as Sight of 77 Acre Development with Wal-Mart Supercenter

Thursday, May 15 UI President Tim White to Resign to Take Job as Chancellor of University of California at Riverside, Hailey Mayor and Police Chief Sue their own City over Marijuana Initiatives Passed by Voters, Shelter Users in Boise Sue Over Forced Participation in Christian Rituals, Heat Likely Killed 6 Sea Lions Trapped at Bonneville Dam, P&Z Approves Re-Zone of 41 Acres of Thompson Property for Extensive Commercial Use

Wednesday, May 14 Hundreds Testify in Sandpoint on Proposed Wolf Hunting Season, Spokane July 4th Anti Police Brutality Protesters Considering Their Options After One Case Dismissed Due to Late Video Revelation, Moscow Board of Adjustment Approves Special Use Permit Extention for Latah County Fairgrounds

Tuesday, May 13 Thompson Family Wants to Re-Zone for for Motor Business and Sell Half the Land that Had Been Proposed for Super Wal-Mart, Whitman County Commissioners May Want Changes in Moscow's Water Sale Agreement with Hawkins, Flood Stage Expected in Northern Idaho Rivers over Weekend

Monday, May 12 Federal Judge Throws Out Naylor Farms Suit Against Latah County, Last Idaho Democratic Superdelegate Goes for Obama, City Administrative Committee Struggles with How to Deal with Southeast Moscow Sewer District Dissolution, Water Groups give Final Arguments Against WSU Water Rights Consolidation, Washington Ecology Official Wants EPA to Designate Moscow Small Municipal Stormwater Entity, Idaho AG Clears CAMBR

Friday, May 9 Special: Moscow Police Officer Phil Gray talks about Identifying Drug Use in the Community

Thursday, May 8 Leonard Charged with 2nd Degree Murder in Killing of Tyler Lee, Former WSU Student Says He'll Sue Pullman Police for Alleged Racially-Motivated Arrest, More Spokane Police Surveillance Info Entered into July 4th Protesters Trial at Last Moment, Idaho Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Taking Radioactive Sand from Kuwait Made Millions Last Year, Wild Sky Wilderness Bill Signed by Bush

Wednesday, May 7 Owyhee Wilderness Bill Approved by Senate Committee, Spokane Police Surveillance Tape of July 4th Protesters Released, Whitman County Moves Forward with State Infrastructure Grant Application for Hawkins Mall

Tuesday, May 6 French Nuclear Firm Areva Chooses Idaho Falls for Two Billion Dollar Uranium Enrichment Plant, Spokane Judge Delays Trespassing Trial for July 4th Park Protester over Last Minute Video Revelation, Anti-Wolf Coalition Fails to Get Ballot Measure Signatures, Moscow City Council Votes to Extend Waste Management, Incorporated Contract, Judge Hamlett to Retire

Monday, May 5 Bush Administration Issues Yet Another Biological Opinion on Salmon, Parts of Giant Palouse Earthworm May Have Been Found on Paradise Ridge, Legislative Candidates Tom Trail & Judith Brown Talk About Idaho Budget & Tax Policy, Idaho Police Training Academy Negotiating with Blackwater to Build Northern Idaho Training Facility

Friday, May 2 Hi-Fi Special: Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee Director Steve Robischon addresses Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 1 Blackwater Negotiating With Idaho Police Training Academy to Build Northern Idaho Facility, 2 Colfax Teens Die in Wreck, Sali Still in Debt from 2006 Race

Wednesday April 30 Potlatch Withdraws Alternative Fuels Application, Washington State Issues Warning about Eating Fish from Spokane River, Rep. Bill Sali Requests Delay of Proposed Mexican Consulate in Boise.

Tuesday April 29 WSU Considers Axing Forestry Department, Boise National Forest Showing Signs of Pine Beetle Infestation, Tom Luna's Brother Sentenced for Sexual Abuse, Copper Thieves Creating Toxic Sites in Campgrounds.

Monday, April 28 UI President approached by another university, Groups sue Feds to put Gray Wolves back on Endangered Species List,
First wildfire of 2008 season extinguished.

Friday, April 25 Special:
League of Women Voters noontime program from April 24 featuring presentations from Moscow area Legislators about the last session.

Thursday, April 24 Conditional Use Permit issued to Impact Church, Marijuana arrests in Orofino and Seattle, Homeowner in Coeur d'Alene Sues Construction Company Who is Suing Land Seller.

Wednesday, April 23 WSU Graduate Student Employees Want Union Cards Rescinded, Idaho's First Methadone Clinic opens, Judge Won't Rule on Cop Killer Case Until Later this Spring.

Tuesday, April 22 Conservation Groups Call for Investigation of Wolf Killing, City Council approves Sustainable Purchasing Resolution, WSU OK' d to Consolidate Water Rights

Monday, April 21 Two Arrests in 8 Arson Fires on WSU Campus, Hemp Fest Advocates Industrial and Recreational Hemp, Judge says Idaho Will Retain Control of Snake River Water

Friday, April 18 Special: Retiree Earl Bennett Presentation to Ed Board Alleging UI Breach of Contract, UI President Tim White on State of the University

Thursday, April 17 Education Board Gives UI Okay for New Law Offerings in Boise, Retirees Ask Ed Board to Reverse UI Decision Changing Health Insurance Benefits, Lewiston Man Found Not Guilty of Malicious Harassment

Wednesday, April 16 PBAC Head Says More Research Needed to Verify Aquifer Decline, No Charges in Idaho Wolf Killings, Genesee-Area Grower Faces Zoning Hurdles for Planned Wind Turbine

Tuesday, April 15 Moscow City Government to Consider Deal to Get Sidewalks Near Mountain View, 325 Potential Jurors Fill Out Forms in Duncan Sentencing, Gov. Otter Vetos Tax Break Bill

Monday, April 14 Mother Says UI Fraternity Members Saved Her Son's Life in Meningitus Case, Spokane County Republicans Pass Anti-War Platform at Convention while Idaho Republicans Sue to Close Primaries, Moscow Administrative Committee Considers Affordable Housing Commission Plan for a Community Housing Development Organization and Land Trust Program

Friday, April 11 Hi-Fi Special: Farming On The Palouse with Wayne & Jacie Jensen

Thursday, April 10 Democrat Grant Drops Out of Congressional Race, Forest Service Announces New Planning Rules, Spokane Mayor Says She Has Police Oversight Agreement, Former Troy Clerk Pleads Guilty

Wednesday, April 9 UI Student Leader Wants More Involvement with City Government, Boise Attorney who Defended Sami Al-Hussayyen and Kevin Harris to Defend High Profile Guantanamo Detainees, W.R. Grace Settles Libby Asbestos Litigation for $3 Billion, Renaissance Fair Film Premiers Tomorrow, Weed Policy Changes Urged

Tuesday, April 8 Four Tribes Sign 10 Year Agreement on Salmon with Federal Government, Idaho Department of Water Resources Wants Intergovernmental Agreement between Moscow & Whitman County for Hawkins Water Sale, State Board of Education Reduces Proposed UI Fee Increase

Monday, April 7 Otter Disappointed with Legislative Session, Co-Author of '3 Cups of Tea' Speaks in Moscow to Raise Money for Schools in Rural Pakistan & Afghanistan, Hanford Downwinders Win Important Appeal, Clinton & Obama Campaign in Montana

Friday, April 4 Special: Borah Speakers Talk Reconsiliation

Thursday, April 3 Idaho Values Alliance Says Lawsuit Against City of Moscow is Likely, Protest against Poor Urban Planning in Pullman Being Investigated by WSU Administration, Federal Government Accountability Office Severely Criticizes Montana and Federal Agencies for Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

Wednesday, April 2 Idaho Legislature Wraps Up 2008 Session, Former South Africa President and Nobel Laureate F.W. de Klerk Tells a Packed House at Borah Symposium about the Roots of Reconciliation, Borah Speakers Tell of Reconciliation Commission in Ghana & Fiji, League of Women Voters Hears From Those Hired to Recruit Minorities at UI

Tuesday, April 1 Legislature has Unfinished Business: Adjournment will Wait til Tomorrow, Business Equipment Tax Elimination for Big Businesses Approved by House, WSU TA's Can now Legally Unionize and Graduate Student Organizer in Pullman Says It's Likely, Reconciliation Expert Speaks at Borah Symposium


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